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Hot Hits

Maz Jobrani

The Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020
Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.

Dave Koz & Friends

Strathmore
Mon. Dec 9
Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.

Washington Performing Arts: Kian Soltani

The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020
He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.

Step Afrika! Step Xplosion

Strathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020
Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.

A Jazz New Year's Eve: Branford Marsalis

The Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 31
Ring in 2020 in style when our always popular A Jazz New Year’s Eve returns to the Terrace Theater.

Becoming Jane

National Geographic
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jun. 1, 2020
Explore Dr. Goodall’s early years through iconic images and a multiscreen experience and venture on a 3D exploration of Tanzania’s Gombe Stream National Park where she did her famous behavioral research on chimps.

NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in Concert

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1
Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.

Sinbad

Strathmore
Fri. Dec 13
Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.

Washington Performing Arts: Damien Sneed

Sixth & I
Sat. Dec 7
Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.

A Chorus Line

Signature Theatre
Nov. 22, 2019 – Jan. 4, 2020
This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.

Come From Away

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 10, 2019 – Jan. 5, 2020
Takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them.

Soul Divas

Signature Theatre
Nov. 22 – 23
Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.

Spotlights

WNO: The Magic Flute

The Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23

The Second City's Love, Factually

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 3 – 29

Live Dangerously

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020

A Christmas Carol

Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29

Embassy of Slovakia: Gala Holiday Concert

Embassy of Slovakia
Wed. Dec 4

The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight Christmas

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22

NSO: Handel's Messiah

The Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22

Rightfully Hers: American Women and the Vote

National Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021
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